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Water Bottle

Native NameTozis
Object Number:97-85-402
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Northwest New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Horse Hair
Pitch
Cotton
Technique:Basketry
Coiled
Height: 37 cm
Outside Diameter:26.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-85-402 - Old Museum Number
17265 - ANSP Number
I 2047 - Gottschall Number

Description

Coiled basketry bottle. Globular body, high expanding neck. Covered with pitch. Two broad horsehair handles with remains of cloth carrying strap.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 2047View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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